To stimulate and promote public intellectual participation in the development of the pharmaceutical and health sectors.

To conduct training for the pharmaceutical personnel and to upgrade academic programmes from certificate to degree levels relevant to the pharmaceutical sub-sector.

To foster the creation of opportunities and provision of facilities for students and researchers to engage in productive activities.

To produce skilled pharmaceutical personnel capable of contributing to the improvement of the quality of life of Tanzanians through improved medicines quality, rational use of medicines, distribution, and pharmaceutical care services.